Scrotal reconstruction for giant inguinal hernias.

  title={Scrotal reconstruction for giant inguinal hernias.},
  author={Darryl James Hodgkinson and Donald C. McIlrath},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={57 6},
A case of inguinal hernia with massive scrotal enlargement is presented. Walking and voiding had become extremely difficult for the patient; only one testicle could be palpated, and the penis could not be delivered from the scrotal mass. Surgical reduction of the massive hernia was accomplished. The right testis with its spermatic cord had to be sacrificed; the left one was normal, although the cord was elongated. The main bulk of the enlarged scrotum was excised, and a neoscrotum was created… CONTINUE READING


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